Reed has a 3.89 ERA over 41 2/3 innings. Reed is still arbitration eligible for two more seasons, though would likely receive a nice raise due to his role. It's unclear if the team has had serious talks regarding Reed.
"Everything points to Allen making that start. There's no plans right now to make any changes in our rotation," manager John Farrell said.
Cole allowed five hits over his five innings of work. He struck out seven and walked three. Cole threw 81 pitches during the outing. Fifty of those pitches went for strikes. Cole is expected to make another rehab start before he returns.
Sanchez will have to wait until at least Thursday before taking another test. He was placed on the disabled list Saturday after a foul tip caught him on the catcher's mask the previous day. Sanchez is just 2 for 19 over his last nine games.
Pagan is attempting to return from a back injury. If he can get through the workout without any issues, the team will send him on a rehab assignment. Pagan has been out since June 14 with the injury. He hit .307 over 241 at-bats prior to getting hurt.
It's unclear why Rutledge was scratched at this time. Charlie Culberson will take his place at shortstop. Rutledge is hitting .307 over 140 at-bats.
Milone reportedly requested a trade after being sent to the minors upon the addition of two starting pitchers to the rotation. He is 6-3 with a 3.55 ERA and 61:26 K:BB ratio in 96 1/3 innings with the A's.
Crisp was absent from the starting lineup Sunday because of the issue and has not been able to return. He's hitting .274/.372/.416 with seven homers and 32 RBI over 281 at-bats.
Matsuzaka landed on the disabled list with arm inflammation, but it's not thought to be serious. Matsuzaka is treating the injury with anti-inflammatories. Matsuzaka has a 3.87 ERA over 74 1/3 innings.